To provide leadership in the delivery of high quality education, research and community service in the discipline of general practice, in the context of a caring and vibrant academic environment.
This mission is achieved through program strategies that focus on:
To attract support and retain the highest quality academic and professional staff.
To provide teaching and learning opportunities that engage and stimulate students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to become important contributors to the medical care of their communities and future academic leaders.
To continually improve the research performance of the Department to become a world leader in developing research and quality projects.
To develop significant partnerships with government, communities, practices and their representative bodies, together with other institutions (both national and international) to enhance the delivery of primary health care through innovative education and community targeted research programs.
To continuously monitor the outcomes of all education and research programs using quality improvement models.